Election Commissioner (EC) Rasheda Sultana said, ‘We do not understand these things as independent or heavyweight. We understand the candidate. All candidates are equal to us. We have directed that we will take legal action against any candidate who violates the code of conduct.’
He said this to the reporters after exchanging views with the candidates of the three constituencies of the district in the conference room of the Lalmonrihat District Commissioner on Friday afternoon.
At that time, EC Rasheda Sultana said that the executive magistrate is conducting the mobile court in the election field to ensure that the code of conduct is correct. They are looking into the complaint and investigating. After sending the investigation report to the commission, the commission is taking action.
In the discussion meeting, the independent candidates raised various allegations against the candidates of the ruling party, including intimidation, and sought the commission’s attention.
Rangpur Divisional Commissioner, Rangpur Divisional Police Commissioner Lalmonirhat District Commissioner, Superintendent of Police besides district administration officials and candidates were present in the exchange meeting.